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The Daytrippers (1996)

(R) 87 mins

Watch it for free at IMDB via Hulu.

Synopsis: When a content housewife discovers a love letter addressed to her husband, she impetuously piles the family into the station wagon to confront her husband directly, embarking on a journey into affairs of the heart.

Director: Greg Mottola

Writer: Greg Mottola

Stars: Hope DavisStanley Tucci and Parker Posey

Serious Jest:  (Free View)  This film’s plot is unique, kind of ludicrous, and much more fun than its synopsis sounds.  I like when the setting of a movie almost becomes a character in itself, and  New York City is a living, breathing part of this flick.  The characters are interesting, different, and well-acted.  There are some funny moments (and most of them are dark comedy), but no gut-busters that I can think of.  I can’t quite call this one a must-see, but it is time well-spent if you’ve got some time to kill.

About Serious Jest

Film & TV Reviewer by Choice, Attorney at Law, Marine to the Corps (excuse the pun), Nupe Under Pressure, and MC by Nature

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